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New Hope Quarry Approval Appealed

Three appeals have been filed against the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) decision to allow New Hope Crushed Stone Co. to expand its quarry in Solebury, Pa.

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EPA Withdraws Proposed Ozone Standards

The Sept. 2 announcement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) withdrawing a proposal to prematurely tighten ozone standards was welcomed by transportation construction firms and local communities across America. If the agency had proceeded, hundreds of cities across America would have been out of compliance with the Clean Air Act (CAA) and, in turn, had their federal funds for highway improvements at risk.

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Lafarge Introduces Lower-CO2 Portland-Limestone Cement

In response to ever-increasing market demand for sustainable building solutions, Lafarge has introduced a new portland-limestone cement (PLC) commercial offering in Canada.

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Glow in the Dark Rocks

By Mark S. Kuhar

Have you ever thought about making an aggregates product that glows in the dark? Think of the possibilities. Roads with glowing berms; driveways that light up at night; sidewalks lit up like a Christmas tree.

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